From the recording Melange

Adapted with permission from Dolphin Dance by Herbie Hancock (Ⓟ BMG, Herbie Hancock Publishing)

Arrangement and lyrics for Ancka's Dolphin Dance by Mike Kelleher

Bass solo by Eliot Seppa

Backup vocals by Mike Kelleher


Lighter than air,
floating on hope,
a handful of sunshine,
laughing at dawn,
she fills us
with her cherubic grace,
with all deliberate haste.

Crying out loud,
begging for love,
dreaming of Dolphins,
she lifts her eyes,
twirling in all directions,
raising her arms to fly
over the foamy waves.